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Dhow Wharfage

Dhow wharfage overview

The dhow wharfage located in the Dubai Creek is a place steeped in history. For centuries dhows have come to Dubai to load and unload their cargo from around the world. The colorful, wooden dhows carry various cargo ranging from air conditioner units to chewing gum.

Crew from countries in the UAE region man the dhows. The dhows travel to countries including Pakistan, Oman, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Somalia. If you visit the dhow wharfage, try chatting with the sailors who may even offer you a tour of their dhow.

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